Los Angeles Magazine: The Gala Reopening of the Museum of Neon Art Was a Gas

By Chris Nichols Art, L.A. History, Urban Development The Museum of Neon Art finally opened their new home in Glendale on Saturday night with a gala party that filled the galleries, classroom and super cool pop culture gift shop. The organization was founded in downtown Los Angeles in 1981 to preserve historic signs and exhibit new examples of electric and kinetic art. Opening night revelers spilled out across “park paseo,” a new outdoor terrace that connects the Americana at Brand shopping mall, the Glendale library, and Central park. The museum replicated one of its largest signs, a leaky neon faucet that once graced...